The port of Mangalore is an important harbour for exports of Indian products and is the seventh largest port in India. It stretches to about 352 kilometres north-west of the Port of Cochin and 315 kilometres south-east of the Port of Mormugao on the Arabian Sea.
An important export centre of the world, a bustling industrial hub and with an enormous warehousing capacity of handling 8.4 thousand TEUs of containerized cargo totalling 38 million tonnes each year, Port of Mangalore sets the pace of economic activities for miles around. With over 3.5 thousand meters of berthing space and two transit sheds of 9.9 thousand square meters, the state of the art infrastructure of the port is capable of storing more than 18 thousand metric tonnes of cargo per year.
The port of Mangalore has been the focal point of power struggles for centuries. The potential of this strategic port was recognised by the end of the 19th Century when it was formally inaugurated in 1974 by Indira Gandhi and then construction of which began in 1962.
This port ensures the safe, efficient, and cost-effective movement of cargos aroundthe world. All this makes the port of Mangalore a reliable and strategic base in India and anexcellent choice for ship container transport.